Part-Time Genius

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Will and Mango have lots of questions. Will we ever live without sleep? How do rats keep outsmarting humans? Where are the sunniest tax havens to hide your money? Join these Part-Time Geniuses as they dive into ridiculous topics... and discover some pretty smart stuff along the way.

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Will and Mango have lots of questions. Will we ever live without sleep? How do rats keep outsmarting humans? Where are the sunniest tax havens to hide your money? Join these Part-Time Geniuses as they dive into ridiculous topics... and discover some pretty smart stuff along the way.

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English


Episodes

Listen to Skyline Drive: A new show from Mango!

12/22/2022
In this new series from Part-Time Genius co-host Mangesh Hattikudur, we journey into the weird, wonderful world of astrology with a little help from: Mangesh's mom, a science writer, a famous musician, and one very sneaky author! But when an ominous prediction suddenly comes true, his life turns upside down. We made you a mixtape! Listen Sounds from Skyline Drive here! A transcript of this episode is located here. Like what you hear? Follow us @kscope_nyc on Instagram and...

Duration:00:46:18

Introducing: Skyline Drive

12/1/2022
When Mangesh Hattikudur (Part-Time Genius, Humans Growing Stuff) set out to do a big, sweeping show on astrology, he didn’t realize the first interview would change the course of his life. But as he tries to put his world back together, he realizes the incredible ways astrology presents itself in modern society: from NASA employees who keep their belief in astrology in the closet, to world leaders who’ve used astrologers to guide foreign policy, to moneyball statisticians who use astrology...

Duration:00:02:52

Clicks, Not Code: Transforming Digital Experiences with Salesforce

11/29/2022
The Salesforce platform can empower businesspeople to create digital solutions without writing code. In this episode of Smart Talks with IBM, Malcolm Gladwell takes on this topic with Jacob Goldstein, host of What’s Your Problem?, and guest Phil Weinmeister, Head of Product, Salesforce Americas, at IBM. They discuss human-centric design, the low-code/no-code approach, and how IBM Consulting powers digital transformations with the Salesforce platform. This is a paid advertisement from...

Duration:00:31:40

Introducing: OBSESSIONS: Wild Chocolate

10/27/2022
Forget Willy Wonka and those heart-shaped Valentine’s boxes. OBSESSIONS: Wild Chocolate. is a totally different beast. Join host Rowan Jacobson as he elbows his way through the rain forest, crash lands into cocaine flyaways, and avoids a few too many anaconda, tagging along with modern-day Lara Crofts as they try to get their hands on some of the world’s most ancient– and expensive– cacao. Listen to OBSESSIONS: Wild Chocolate on the iHeartRadio app or wherever you get your podcasts....

Duration:00:02:33

Engaging Customers on Their Terms, in Any Environment: Mani Suri, Chief Information Officer, Ulta Beauty

10/18/2022
If one wants to see how technology can completely change the landscape of business, the retail sector is a great place to start. From creating in-store experiences that continue to attract customers, to hybrid and online solutions that empower 24/7 sales, to the backend systems that power the supply chain, any business that doesn’t keep up with technology will end up in the retail graveyard. Perhaps no company understands the diverse nature of consumers more than Ulta Beauty, where...

Duration:00:32:45

Dare to Compete with Ilona Maher

10/5/2022
American rugby player and Olympian, Ilona Maher has always known how to embrace her natural athleticism and outgoing personality. Capitalizing on the things that have made her stand out has led Ilona to excel in a career as a professional athlete. She tells Betty Who in the latest episode of “Unfiltered: The JBL Podcast” why she doesn’t want to be called a role model and the most important part about winning for her. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:26:15

Introducing: The Happiness Formula

9/28/2022
Hi, Part-Time Genius fans! The best-selling author of The Paradox of Choice and Why We Work, this eminent psychologist and leadership guru returns to help you tackle the biggest decisions of your life. The new life-changing series, The Happiness Formula, weaves vivid case examples, research-based psychological insights, and deep wisdom. You’ll find vital takeaways you can use every day. Listen here and subscribe to 'The Happiness Formula’ on the iHeartRadio app or wherever you get your...

Duration:00:04:10

The Future of Supply Chain: Building Sustainable and Transparent Businesses

9/27/2022
Sustainable supply chains are good for the planet and good for business. In this episode of Smart Talks with IBM, Malcolm Gladwell takes on this topic with Tim Harford, host of Cautionary Tales, and guest Sheri Hinish, IBM’s Global Sustainability Services Leader and Offering Leader for Sustainable Supply Chain, known as the “supply-chain queen.” They discuss the supply-chain crisis and why transparent, responsible supply chains are imperative for our future. This is a paid advertisement...

Duration:00:33:42

Introducing: Partition

8/18/2022
Hi, Part-Time Genius! Partition is a historical podcast that will discuss the 1947 Partition of India and the formation of Pakistan as told by me, Neha Aziz. About Partition: Partition is a historical podcast that will discuss the 1947 Partition of India and the formation of Pakistan as told by me, Neha Aziz. I was born in Karachi, Pakistan, in 1990, and always knew that Pakistan used to be a part of India. However, it wasn’t until my first trip back to my home country in 2017 that I found...

Duration:00:03:24

9 Starch-tastic Facts about Potatoes!

7/15/2022
This week Will and Mango revel in the beauty, majesty and immense grandeur of... the potato. From Ben Franklin's role as a potato influencer, to the strange reason part of a potato is preserved in a baseball museum, to the ridiculous parade float that inspired the word couch potato, Will and Mango are serving up an all-you-can-eat heaping of potato facts. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:28:48

Improving Food and Nutrition Practices to Reduce Arthritis Symptoms (Abridged Version)

6/8/2022
Understanding how nutrition plays a big role in self-care can be valuable for maintaining all types of good habits. For Dr. Monica Aggarwal, there was no choice but to alter her eating habits after arthritis drastically changed her life. By exploring both the stressors and positive resources in our lives, Dr. Aggarwal has redefined her medical practice to treat the whole patient and understand how food affects inflammation in our bodies. Touching on simple ways to improve our eating habits...

Duration:00:12:13

Improving Food and Nutrition Practices to Reduce Arthritis Symptoms

6/8/2022
Understanding how nutrition plays a big role in our self-care can be valuable for maintaining all types of good habits. For Dr. Monica Aggarwal, there was no choice but to alter her eating habits after arthritis drastically changed her life. By exploring both the stressors and positive resources in our lives, Dr. Aggarwal has redefined her medical practice to treat the whole patient and understand how food affects inflammation in our bodies. Touching on simple ways to improve our eating...

Duration:00:26:33

Utilizing Data and Connectivity to Revolutionize an Entire Industry: Lutz Beck, CIO of Daimler Truck North America

5/31/2022
It took a pandemic to highlight our dependence on transportation and logistics—but efforts to optimize the industry were gaining traction well before that. Today, the auto industry is in a state of complete disruption with technologies such as 5G connectivity, AI, and Machine Learning enabling smart vehicles, their manufacturers, and the smart cities they operate in and drive through. To hear more about how these industries are being revolutionized, we sit with Lutz Beck, CIO of Daimler...

Duration:00:25:21

Introducing: Cool People Who Did Cool Stuff

5/6/2022
Hi, Part-Time Genius fans! Cool People Who Did Cool Stuff is a weekly podcast exploring all the complex stories of resistance that offer inspiration for us today--all the Cool People Who Did Cool Stuff. About Cool People Who Did Cool Stuff: This weekly podcast dives into history to drag up the wildest rebels, the most beautiful revolts, and all the people who long to be—and fight to be—free. It explores complex stories of resistance that offer lessons and inspiration for us today, focusing...

Duration:00:01:51

9 Chomp-worthy facts about Alligators

4/30/2022
This episode we’re all about Gators as Will and Mango chat about the best way to get an alligator to duet with you, why gators are surprisingly good mothers, and how a California theme park taught Americans to share their water slides with these toothy beasts. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:24:59

Introducing: Too Much Information

4/27/2022
'Too Much Information' is a new iHeartRadio podcast that gives you the secret history, behind-the-scenes details and little-known fascinating facts about your favorite movies, music, TV shows and more. The series is brought to you by two trivia titans with too much free time. Jordan Runtagh and Alex Heigl are big-time pop culture nerds and longtime listicle writers who've worked at Rolling Stone, People, Entertainment Weekly, VH1, and Page Six. Now they're let off the leash and ready to dive...

Duration:00:04:42

Introducing: Autism's First Child

4/14/2022
Hi, Part-Time Genius fans! The newest iHeart Original podcast is called Autism’s First Child, an informative series tracing the history of the first person diagnosed with Autism. An eye-opening story about creating a better world for those who are different, but don't just take our word for it. Check out the trailer to decide for yourself! About Autism's First Child: Donald Triplett was the first person diagnosed with autism. Now 88, "Case 1, Donald T" has lived a full and happy life in...

Duration:00:04:26

Introducing Amazing Wildlife EP 6 - Komodo Dragon: The Deadly Bite

1/6/2022
Discover the real-life dragons of Komodo Island on this episode of Amazing Wildlife! Hosts Rick and Ebone uncover how this fascinating reptile got its name, the evolution of the species, and what makes their bite so deadly. The hosts respond to a young listener's question about the Komodo Dragon's diet. If you have a question for Amazing Wildlife you can record it and send your audio file to wildlife@iheartmedia.com for your chance to hear it on the show! Learn more about your ad-choices at...

Duration:00:13:44

Introducing: Immunity in our Community Episode 1

12/16/2021
The development of COVID-19 vaccines, questions about mRNA technology, equitable distribution, and uncertainty about the long-term effects aren't the only factors fueling vaccine hesitancy amongst African Americans: a history of harmful studies, medical malpractice, and health care inequities continues to impact the community today. In this first episode of Covid-19 Immunity In Our Community, host Robin Roberts chats with Sandra Lindsay, the first American and first Black American to receive...

Duration:00:24:07

Force Multiplier EP 1: Nutrition Insecurity, the Most Powerful Determinant of Health

10/7/2021
It's not just a matter of food. It's a matter of nutrition. If Nutrition is the most powerful determinant of health, then why do over 40 million Americans have trouble putting food on the table? If access to nutritious food is required for optimal growth and development, how do we safeguard our children’s future by addressing hidden hunger in our communities? The good news is that organizations are shifting focus, adopting new policies and programs to promote healthier, more balanced...

Duration:00:34:11